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Fantastically Good Fun!

Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

It's time to carve out good times. Celebrate Halloween all month long in Traverse City! From ghost tours to corn mazes to races in your Halloween best, here are plenty of ways to celebrate Halloween in northern Michigan.

Take a Traverse City Color Tour

Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

’Tis the season for fall color! Experience the magic of a fall foliage tour right here in Traverse City. With incredible hues of reds and oranges, the drive is a sight to behold. The orchards, vineyards, forests, and villages create a beautiful landscape that highlights the meaning of fall. 

Visitors to Traverse City come for a wide variety of reasons, and visiting anglers agree that fishing is one of the best reasons! Traverse City is located right at the doorstep of the famed Grand Traverse Bay, and this protected waterway is one of the best deep water fisheries in the country. How deep is it? Boaters need not go very far from shore to find 300 feet of water, and the really deep spots reach over 600 feet deep! 

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Vacations should be relaxing. Exploration should be a delight. And there is nothing that kills the joy of discovery or the bliss of goofing off quite as thoroughly as trying to cram too many experiences and too many sights into your precious vacation time.

The Bear Never Hibernates

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 1:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

There is one bear where hibernation is not part of an annual hibernation ritual: the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Many people don’t realize that the National Lakeshore is open year-round. Word to the wise: if you miss a visit in winter, you are missing out on a remarkable experience. 

Fun In The Snow

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 1:00 PM by Traverse City Tourism

So many of us think of Traverse City as a warm-weather destination, a place of golden beaches, blue waters, and green forests. But here’s a little secret…winter up north is gorgeous too. You can hit the ski runs, snowshoe or hike through the woods, or just curl up with a cozy glass of wine and watch the snowfall.

LGBTQ+ Business Owners

Friday, January 21, 2022 9:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

Pride month is a one-month event, but supporting LGBTQ+ run businesses happens year-round for the LGBTQ+ community and allies alike. A candy shop, an art gallery, and a restaurant in Traverse City – all three are local businesses that are LGBTQ+ owned. We sat down and chatted with the owners to learn about how they followed their passion, and how they proudly fly the Pride flag. 

Great Indoor Adventures

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:00 AM by Traverse City Tourism

Some days, you just want to stay inside! Maybe you just want to find that warm fire, and a friendly book. Maybe you’re looking for a great indoor adventure. There is much to enjoy indoors in Traverse City. Here are a few ideas!

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